John Charles Howish Jr., 88, longtime resident of Kings Park NY suddenly on December 16, 2021. Born on March 22, 1933 in Lake Ariel PA to the late John & Anna Howish. Beloved husband of the late Rhoda. Loving father of Melinda (Steve) Bender, John C. III and Tracey (Rudy) Losorelli. Cherished grandfather to Alex, Nicole, Katie, Christopher, Nicholas, Ashley, Allie & Shannon and great-grandfather to Charlotte & Killian. John proudly served his country as a corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a retired New York State Trooper retiring from Troop L in Islip Terrace NY (now located in East Farmingdale). The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 4-8pm. Funeral 9:30 am Thursday December 23, 2021 from the Butler-Hughes Funeral Home. Leaving funeral home at 10:00am for services and interment with military honors at Calverton National Cemetery.